March 26th, 2012 | By
Congratulations are in order for New South Welsh indie kids The Rubens who have recently signed to Ivy League joining the likes of Lanie Lane, Alpine, Deep Sea Arcade and Josh Pyke.
Before their lives get really hectic, the brothers took some time out to answer a few simple questions for us.
Who? Three Brothers, Sam, Zaac, Elliott and our friend Scotty. / City you call home? Menangle. / Tea or coffee? Coffee. / Best thing about what you do… Playing Live. / Favourite cafe anywhere?
McCafe in Narellan. / Dream collaboration? Mos Def. / Can you tell a lot about a person by their bedclothes? Nup. / What about you? Huh? / What inspires you? Never having to have a 9 to 5 job. / If not playing a gig where can we find you? McCafe in Narellan. / I’m buying drinks, what’s your poison? McMocha. / Last movie you saw? The Inbetweeners. / Any good? Funny moments. / Best record right now? Big Boi vs The Black Keys – The Brothers of Chico Dusty. / One song to guarantee a private car sing-along? The Who – Baba O’Riley. / Favourite Beatle? Bertie. / Prince or MJ? MJ. / One band – old or new – you’d murder to play for? The Rolling Stones. / Favourite, quirky possession? A gigantic waterbomb slingshot. / Scrunch or fold? Fold. / Guilty pleasure of late? 99c hotdogs in NY. / There’s a mini, five-band festival at yours, who’s playing? The Black Keys, Cold War Kids, KOL, The Rolling Stones, and Tame Impala. / Tell us one odd thing we don’t know? The combined weight of all of the ants alive today, is greater than the combined weight of all the humans that have ever lived. / Lollies or chocolate? Chocolate. / You and the gf are breaking up, which one record do you fight for? Not sure. / What’s on your rider? Beers. Bottle of Scotch. Mexican food. / Most diva-like demand recently? Haven’t had the opportunity to make diva-like demands yet.. but we will. / Most embarrassing stage moment? A badly out of tune guitar on the first song. / The world’s ending, what do you do? Panic. / Favourite shower croon? Probably a Sinatra tune. / Who did you want to be when you grew up? A pilot. A photographer. An Olympian. A musician. / Last thing you stole? A Snickers in mexico. The Guy tried to rip me off. / Cartoon character? Greased up deaf guy. / Best Christmas present ever received as a child? Roller Blades. / Favourite place in the world that’s not home? New York. / Song most likely to get you onto the dance floor? Neptune’s Remix – ‘Sympathy for The Devil’. / Life changing record? The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street.